September 3, 2008
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Formerly the Las Vegas Hair & Nail Conference, IBS Las Vegas (plus the International Esthetics, Cosmetics, & Spa Conference) offered three exciting days of product demonstrations and sales, hands-on education, and networking opportunities in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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September 1, 2008
Ever since she first started competing three years ago, Lynn Lammers has wanted to be number one — and this year she made it. The competition was tough for Lammers. She had to beat out competition superstars like former three-time champ Trang Nguyen (2nd place) and six-time top-five competitor John Hauk (3rd place). International competitor Catherine Wong Li Mei took fourth place, and 2006’s third place winner, Michelle Sproat, placed fifth.
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August 15, 2008
Entity's Lorena Marquez comments on her return to competition after a three-year break.
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August 15, 2008
Competitors competing in Premiere Orlando's Design Sculptured Nail Veteran Category on June 2, 2008.
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August 14, 2008
Cosmoprof North America, held at the Mandalay Bay convention center in Las Vegas, effectively ended tradeshow season for the NAILS team. It was a whirlwind season; two of the Vegas shows (IBS Las Vegas and Cosmoprof) were almost back-to-back in Sin City. Check out my pictures from Cosmoprof, and don’t forget to check your October issue of NAILS for even more great memories from show season. Luraco Technologies
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July 28, 2008
I took snapshots of some great fantasy nail art during an IBS Las Vegas competition. The theme was “Las Vegas shows.” Which one is your favorite? Let me know in Feedback.Tech: Lorraine Nelson, Model: Brittany Davis
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July 21, 2008
The dwindling universe of nail competitions has just gotten a little smaller. Canada’s Allied Beauty Association (ABA) just announced it will be halting all nail competitions — at least for the balance of 2008 and 2009.
July 15, 2008
Here’s a quick photo round-up of my experience at IBS Las Vegas (formerly the Las Vegas Hair & Nails show). How was your experience at the show? Leave me a note in Feedback. Check the September issue of NAILS Magazine for more coverage of this show and of Premiere Orlando.NSI’s North American account manager Staci Noble and company president Rick Slack pose by their booth.
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July 14, 2008
“It’s time for Canadian nail technicians to get together and meet each other to share skills, product knowledge, and business cards,” says Lana Gavric, organizer of the first Western Canadian Networking Event, which takes place Sunday,
June 17, 2008
Some of you may already know about NAILS TV. For those that haven’t heard about it, it’s a new website where NAILS can gather videos on everything a tech could need, from demos to tradeshow coverage
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June 10, 2008
The Premiere Beauty Show in Orlando is one of the largest beauty trade shows in the country. The amount of work and coordination that goes into one of these shows was impressive to see. If you’ve
June 4, 2008
The Nailympics competition, which began in Las Vegas in 2001, proved to be as exciting as ever in 2008 when 124 nail techs and artists from all over the world convened in London, May 18-19, to
June 3, 2008
I got a chance to talk to Entity’s Lynn Lammers this past weekend at the Premier Beauty Event in Florida, and I asked Lynn, (who is currently the number one ranked competitor by both NAILS Magazine and NailPro),
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June 3, 2008
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Continuing show season, America’s Beauty Show (formerly the Chicago Midwest Beauty Show) took place March 1-3, 2008.
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April 30, 2008
In-person networking events are one of the best ways of meeting people and forming lasting relationships. It’s a great way to meet up with other techs in your region for a day (or even a weekend
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